Kutchi Embroidery

The region of Kutch in North Western India is rich in vibrant and highly skilled textiles crafts, as many of my previous posts have highlighted. What I haven’t had space to discuss enough so far though, is the embroidery of Kutch. Kutchi embroidery alone has a multitude of varieties, styles, motifs and colours varying from …

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Two South Asian art exhibitions

I visited two important exhibitions yesterday, The first was Gup Shup: From Textile to Tote, by Cath Braid and Rolla Khadduri (thanks to a suggestion by Bradford Textile artist, Hannah Lamb) at Bradford University’s Gallery II. The two curators are partners in an organisation ‘ Polly&Me’ which is a development project working with the embroidery …

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